After a number of years working as a research scientist in both the academic world and the defense industry, I now use my extensive background in physics and engineering to prepare and prosecute patents for leading technology companies.

James E. Raynolds, Ph.D. has more than nine years’ experience in all aspects of preparation and prosecution of patent applications involving optics, imaging, electro-mechanical and camera systems, optics for semiconductor lithography, antennas and WiFi, software, computer memory and semiconductor devices, automotive, engine, control and braking systems, excavator technology and control, and other physics, mechanical and electrical-engineering based technologies. James has a strong background with fundamental research experience in the areas of optics, antennas and electrical engineering, software development and computational algorithms, solid-state physics, semiconductor systems and devices, nanoscience and quantum effects, materials, and mechanical and electro-mechanical systems. He also holds two United States patents for quantum based all-optical switching devices, and he has experience as a scientific/engineering consultant to governm...

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James Raynolds

Patent Agent

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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


University of Pittsburgh, B.S., Physics

Ohio State, M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics

University of Michigan in Materials Science, post doctoral fellow

Prior Law Firm Experience

Adams & Reese

Wood Herron & Evans

Drinker Biddle & Reath

Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

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